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                                   specializing in escorted and independent tours to the                    Houston, TX 77098
                                   Azores, Madeira & mainland Portugal. Our unmatched tours

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     FAST FACTS                                                                                                                                 São Miguel Island Tour                                Hotels & Activites
                                                                                                  ABOUT PORTUGAL
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                 POPULATION    Over 10 million
                                                                                                  Portugal offers breathtaking
                    CAPITAL    Lisbon                                                             landscapes, intriguing history,

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                                                                                                  stunning architecture, delightful                                                                   Terms & Conditions
                  CURRENCY     Euro                                                               gastronomy and a friendly and                 Island Tour
                                                                                                  welcoming environment. With its
                  TIME ZONE    Mainland Portugal is under Western European Time                                                                 Individual Tour
                               Zone (WET), which is 5 hours ahead of the East Coast               political stability and low crime
                               of the United States. Azores is 4 hours ahead.                     rates, it is ranked as the most

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                                                                                                  peaceful country in the EU and the            Lisbon and Azores Tour
                    CLIMATE    Portugal has an average of more than 300 sunny days                3rd in the world. In 2017 Portugal
                               per year with temperatures averaging between 55°F                  won World’s Leading destination.
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                               in the winter and 85°F during the summer.

                              Portugal has been awarded several and consecutive years by the World Travel Awards, which are most
                              distinctive awards in the Travel Industry.
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                                                                                                                                          USA                              Azores
      Portugal                                     Madeira                                     Lisbon
      World’s Leading Destination 2017 and 2018    World’s Leading Island Destination 2015,    World’s Leading City Break Destination
      Europe’s Leading Destination 2017, 2018      2016, 2017, 2018                            2009, 2010, 2013, 2017 and 2018                                                      Madeira

      and 2019                                     Europe’s Leading Island Destination 2013,   World’s Leading City Destination 2018
                                                   2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019             Europe’s Leading City Destination 2009,
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harbor. We next stop at the scenic point
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                                                                                                                                                                           of Espalamaca to view the harbor and all
                                                                                                                                                                           its surroundings, followed by a visit to the

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                        TOUR DATES                                                                                                                                         Caldeira. The Caldeira is a large crater in
                                                                                                                                                                           the central part of the island, where we
                        Jun 22 - Jul 10 |            $3,999
                                                                                                                                                                           view the beautiful natural landscape. As
                                                                                                                                                                           we descend the center of the island, we

                                                                                                            ISLAND
                        Aug 2 - Aug 18 |             $3,999
                                                                                                                                                                           encounter cattle grazing on hill sides. Our
                        Aug 20 - Aug 06 |               $3,999                                                                                                             tour’s next destination is the Capelinhos
                                                                                                                                                                           volcano area, where the volcano last
                        Rates are per person based on double occupancy
                                                                                                                                                                           erupted in 1958. Lunch will be served at

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                        inclusive of airport taxes, approximately $194.00
                                                                                                                                                                           a local restaurant, after lunch we stop at a
                                                                                                                                                                           camping area with a reconstructed home
                                                                                                                                                                           depicting a typical “old” farm Faial house.

                                                                                                                                                                           DAY 7 In the morning we take a short
                        FEATURES INCLUDED                                        Our Nine Island Tour gives you the most comprehensive visit to the Azores.
                                                                                                                                                                           ferry ride over to the Island of Pico. After
                                                                                 During the tour you will be visiting all nine islands of the Azores, where you            dropping our luggage off at the hotel, we
                             Round trip transfers from the                       will get to experience each islands uniqueness and beauty. The tour consists              begin a full day tour of Pico, the “Mountain                            PICO WINDMILL, PICO
                             airports to hotel                                   of 17 days of exploring, sightseeing and experiencing the islands in the                  Island” beginning at its famous wine
                                                                                 Azores.                                                                                   vineyards “Criação Velha”, recognized as a
                             Sixteen hotel nights with                                                                                                                     World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2004.
                             breakfast included                                                                                                                            We continue on to Lajes do Pico stopping
                                                                            DAY 1 Evening depart from Logan                 furthest Western point of Europe. As we        at the beautiful Church in São Mateus.
                             Twenty eight meals Included
                                                                            Airport to Flores via Ponta Delgada             circle the island and head toward Fajazinha    As we proceed we make several stops at
                                                                            aboard Azores Airlines. Complimentary           we stop at several Lakes and observe flora     a handicraft exhibition, wine museum and
                             Round trip airfare from Boston
                             to the Azores, including                       meal served on board with beverages.            of Flores. Lunch will be served at a local     whaling museum (Museu dos Baleeiros).
                             inter-island flights between                                                                   restaurant. After lunch our tour continues     Lunch will be served at a local restaurant
                             island groups                                  DAY 2 After arrival on the island of            along the Southwest stopping at the Rocha      as the tour proceeds around the island.
                                                                            Flores, we will be transferred to our hotel,    dos Bordoes, basalt rock formations. The       We continue our tour towards São Roque
                             Inter-island ferry tickets between
                                                                            the rest of the day is at leisure to get        next stop will be the Nossa Senhora do         do Pico stopping briefly at “Arcos do
                             the “triangle islands” and Flores
                                                                            acquainted with the town of Santa Cruz          Rosario Church to visit and view the town      Cachorro”, an impressive display of rock
                             & Corvo
                                                                            das Flores.                                     of Lajes, before returning back to our         formations (one in the shape of a dog)                           CHEESE FACTORY, SÃO JORGE
                                                                                                                            hotel.                                         coming out of the sea, as well as to taste
                             Ten full day tours including                                                                                                                  the various liquors of the region.
                             lunch (one on each island                      DAY 3 Our tour today begins by
                             and two in São Miguel)                         heading northeastern, stopping at Ponta         DAY 4 We depart in the morning by
                                                                            dos Cedros and the town of Ponta                boat for our Corvo island tour. As the boat    DAY 8 Today we depart on a full day
                             Welcome and Farewell dinner                    Delgada to view the island of Corvo. Our        proceeds to Corvo, our local skipper takes     tour to São Jorge Island. We head towards
                             on first and last night of the tour            next stop is the lighthouse where we’ll         us along the shoreline of Flores to view the   the western part of Today we depart on
                                                                            be able to see Ilheu do Monchinque, the         caves, faults and waterfalls. Our first view   a full day tour to São Jorge Island. We
                                                                                                                            point is to see the village, named Vila do     head towards the western part of the
                                                                                                                            Corvo. We then head north to the Monte         island, visiting a forestry park and cheese
                                                                                                                            Gordo “Caldeirao”, an enormous caldera         factory. We travel through “Fajas”, “Faja
                                                                                                                            with an unusual topography. We return to       do Ouvidor” and “Faja dos Cubres”. As
                                                                                                                            Vila do Corvo for our lunch. After lunch       we travel around the island, our lunch will
                                                                                                                            you will be able to explore the town and       be at a local restaurant. After lunch we
                                                                                                                            photograph the windmills before returning      stop by “Manadas” to see the beautiful
                                                                                                                            to the island of Flores. This tour operates    church of Santa Barbara. Our final stop
                                                                                                                            weather permitting.                            before heading back to Velas, is the town
                                                                                                                                                                           of Urzelina where we will see the remains
                                                                                                                            DAY 5 We depart to the island of Faial,        of a church buried under lava from the
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                                                                                                                            upon arrival you will be transferred to your   eruption of 1808. We end the tour with a
                                                                                                                            hotel, the rest of your day will be at your    visit to a private coffee plantation, prior to
                                                                                                                            leisure to explore the town of Horta.          returning to our hotel in Pico by Ferry.

                                                                                                                            DAY 6 We begin our full day tour to            DAY 9 Today we make our way back
                                                                                                                            discover the island of Faial by driving        to the airport, for a quick flight to the
                                                                                                                            through the city of Horta. Horta is            island of Terceira, upon arrival you will be
                        CAPELINHOS, FAIAL                                                                                   most famous for its cosmopolitan yacht         transferred to Hotel and the rest of the day                   ANGRA DO HEROISMO, TERCEIRA

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                                                                                                                                                                       TOUR DATES
                                                                                                                                                                       Jan 01 – Mar 31 | $749                             FAI AL, PI CO,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SÃO MI G UE L
                                                                                                                                                                       Apr 01 – Apr 30 | $849
                                                                                                                                                                       May 01 – Sep 30 | $999
                                                                                                                                                                       Oct 01 – Oct 31 | $849

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I SL AN D TOUR
                                                                                                                                                                       Nov 01 – Dec 31 | $749

LAGOA DAS FURNAS, SÃO MIGUEL                                      SETE CIDADES, SÃO MIGUEL
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                           With our Blue and Green Island Tour you get to visit three different Azorean Islands!

                        will be at leisure to explore the historical   Ponta da Barca. Here, there are views          see how the pineapple is cultivated, followed                                                        Experience the unique characteristics of Faial, Pico and São Miguel in one week, with
                                                                                                                                                                          Round trip transfers from airport
                        center of Angra do Heroismo (World             of volcanic formations in the shape of         by a sampling of the pineapple liquor. We           to hotel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           a small private group of no more than 8 people.
                        Heritage site by UNESCO in 1983).              a whale, (Ilheus). Afterwards we drive         then proceed to visit the Lagoa dos Canarios
                                                                       to the unique geological formation of          and Lagoa de Santiago. After that we make           Six nights stay at centrally located                                                          before visiting a tea plantation. At the tea
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        DAY 3 In the morning you take a short
                        DAY 10 Today we take a full day                Caldeira and Furna de Enxofre, (Sulphur        a climb to the Vista do Rei for a panoramic         hotels on the island of Faial and                                                             plantation you will get to see the process
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ferry ride over to the island of Pico. You
                        tour to explore the island of Terceira         Cavern) - (admission optional to descend       view of the two lakes of Sete Cidades. A            São Miguel                                                                                    of how the tea is cultivated and prepared,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        begin the full day tour of Pico “Mountain
                        “The Lilac Island”. We depart for              into the cave). While we circle the island     typical lunch will then be served. After lunch                                                                                                    as well as sampling the teas. We arrive in
                                                                                                                                                                          Full American breakfast daily                 Island” beginning at the famous wine
                        Monte Brazil passing by the beautiful          we stop at various scenic areas to view the    we head to the Lagoa do Fogo, making stops                                                                                                        the Furnas Valley, but first stopping at
                                                                                                                                                                          at the hotel                                  vineyards (Criação Velha), recognized as
                        city of “Angra do Heroísmo” stopping           different points of the island as well as to   in Ribeira Grande and Caldeira Velha. At the                                                                                                      “Pico de Vara” to get an overhead look
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in
                        at “Pico das Cruzinhas”. This is the           have lunch. We depart in the afternoon         top of Lagoa do Fogo we are able to see both                                                                                                      of the lake and the town. We make a
                                                                                                                                                                          Full day tour of the eastern side of          2004. We continue on to “Lajes do Pico”
                        highest point on Monte Brasil, with            to São Miguel Island. Upon arrival, you        the north and south coasts of São Miguel.                                                                                                         stop at the lake to see our lunch being
                                                                                                                                                                          the island of São Miguel (Furnas)             stopping at the beautiful Church in “São
                        a beautiful view of the city and its           will be transferred to your Hotel. The rest                                                        including traditional lunch                                                                   pulled from the geothermic oven, before
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mateus”. As we proceed we make several
                        outskirts. The tour continues towards          of the day will be spent at your leisure to    DAY 16 We depart in the early morning               and beverages                                                                                 stopping for lunch. Lunch will be served
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        stops: at handicraft exhibition, wine
                        the eastern side of the island, showing        either enjoy the pool or visit city of Ponta   to Santa Maria for a full day tour with lunch.                                                                                                    in Furnas (Cozido). After lunch you will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        museum, whaling museum (“Museu dos
                        the typical settlements and rural              Delgada.                                       Our first stop is Anjos, the location of the        Full day tour of the island of Pico                                                           have time to visit the town. We return to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Baleeiros”), etc. Lunch will be served at a
                        architecture and colorful “Imperios”.                                                         first landfall of Christopher Columbus on his       and Faial including lunch and                                                                 “Ponta Delgada” via the southern road,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        local restaurant as the tour proceeds around
                        We stop in the town of “São Sebastião”,        DAY 13 Today we will be off on our             return from America. We then proceed to the         beverages                                                                                     stopping at view points in “Vila Franca
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the island. We continue our tour towards
                        where the church is one of the oldest          full day tour. We begin by traveling           historical Church of São Pedro, followed by                                                                                                       do Campo”, before arriving back at the
                                                                                                                                                                          Ferry tickets between Faial and Pico          “São Roque do Pico” stopping briefly at the
                        of the Azores. After lunch we drive            along the southern coast heading               a stop at the scenic point of Lagoinha. We                                                                                                        hotel.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        “Arcos do Cachorro”, an impressive display
                        to “Praia da Vitoria”, and then onto           toward Vila Franca where we will               continue to the town of Santa Barbara and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        of rock formations (one in the shape of a
                        “Serra do Cume”, with beautiful views          stop at the Pottery Factory in Lagoa,          visit the beautiful Church of Santa Barbara                                                                                                       DAY 6 Your last day in the Azores,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        dog), coming out of the sea, as well as to
                        overlooking the town of Lajes and the          followed by stops at scenic points. We         in the Baroque Style. We then travel west to                                                                                                      is at your leisure. Consider taking a full
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        taste the various liquors of the region.
                        ocean. Our final stop is at an ice cream       then head towards “Lagoa das Furnas”,          São Lourenco for a splendid bird’s-eye view                                                                                                       day tour of Sete Cidades and Lagoa do
                                                                                                                                                                       DAY 1 Upon arrival on the island of Faial,
                        factory, for a treat.                          to view the geothermic ovens that              of the bay and its Cliffside vineyards. After                                                                                                     Fogo, two beautful caldera’s on the island
                                                                                                                                                                       a representative will meet you and bring you     DAY 4 Today you will say goodbye to
                                                                       cook the traditional cozido, afterwards        that, we head to the pretty village of Santo                                                                                                      or going on adventure with hiking or
                                                                                                                                                                       to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to    Horta and hello to Ponta Delgada. After
                        DAY 11 In the morning you will have            we head towards the village of Furnas          Espirito, visiting the Ethnographic Museum                                                                                                        canyoning, as the island has many nature
                                                                                                                                                                       relax and explore the city of Horta made         breakfast, you will be transferred to the
                        time to do any last minute shopping,           where lunch will be served. After lunch        and the XVI Century Church. According                                                                                                             playgrounds.
                                                                                                                                                                       famous for it’s marina.                          airport from your hotel. Upon arrival in
                        before departing to the airport in the         we will walk around the village to view        to legend, this is where the first Mass was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ponta Delgada, a representative will be there
                        early afternoon. Afterwards we will            the “Caldeiras”, then depart the village.      celebrated in the Azores. On our return to                                                                                                        DAY 7 On your final morning in the
                                                                                                                                                                       DAY 2 You begin your full day tour               to bring you to your hotel. The rest of the
                        be brought to the airport for a quick          On our return to Ponta Delgada,                Vila do Porto we pass through the town of                                                                                                         Azores, you will have time to do any last
                                                                                                                                                                       to discover the island of Faial by driving       afternoon is on your own to discover the
                        flight to the island of Graciosa. After        we will make a stop at the Gorreana            Almagreira. In the evening, we depart back to                                                                                                     minute shopping, or just relax. Before
                                                                                                                                                                       through the city of Horta. Horta is most         biggest city in the Azores, Ponta Delgada.
                        checking into the hotel you will have          Tea Plantation, one of the oldest tea          Ponta Delgada, to our hotel.                                                                                                                      being transported back for your return
                                                                                                                                                                       famous for its cosmopolitan yacht harbor.        Or consider taking in a whale watching tour
                        the rest of the day to enjoy the town of       plantations in Europe, and we’ll be able                                                                                                                                                         flight home.
                                                                                                                                                                       You will stop next at the scenic point of        or a half day hike on one of the islands
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                        Santa Cruz da Graciosa.                        to sample their teas.                          DAY 17 Today the day is at leisure to
                                                                                                                                                                       “Espalamaca” to view the harbor and all          many trails.
                                                                                                                      complete any last minute shopping or relax.

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                                                                                                                                                                       its surroundings, followed by a visit to the                                                          The above rates are per person,
                        DAY 12 Today we embark on a                    DAY 14 Today is a free day to enjoy            In the evening we will be going to a local                                                                                                             based on double occupancy (land
                                                                                                                                                                       “Caldeira”. The Caldeira is a large crater in    DAY 5 Today you will be off on a full
                        full day tour to explore the island of         the island of São Miguel.                      restaurant for our farewell dinner.                                                                                                                    package)
                                                                                                                                                                       the central part of the island, where you can    day tour, to the eastern side of São Miguel.         Please call for single supplement
                        Graciosa. We head to Monte Nossa                                                                                                               admire the beautiful landscape and natural       We begin by heading north to the city of
                        Senhora da Ajuda that has breath-taking        DAY 15 Today we will be off on our             DAY 18 Our final morning in the Azores                                                                                                                 price.
                                                                                                                                                                       protected area. Your tour finishes at the        “Ribeira Grande”, where we will visit a              Rates are subject to hotel
                        views of the surrounding countryside.          full day tour of Sete Cidades and Lagoa        will be at your leisure and preparing for the
                                                                                                                                                                       “Capelinhos” volcano, where the volcano          city with rich history and culture. You              availability and are only
                        On our travels around the island, we           do Fogo. We begin by making a short visit      trip home. We will be checking out by noon
                                                                                                                                                                       last erupted in 1958.                            continue to the viewpoint of “Santa Iria”,           guaranteed when paid in full.
                        stop to see windmills and the Farol da         to a pineapple plantation. There we will       from the hotel and transfer to the airport for
                                                                                                                      our return flight to Boston.

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                            TOUR DATES
                            Jan 01 - Mar 31 | $649                           SÃO MIGUEL
                                                                                 ISLAND
                            Apr 01 - Apr 30 |   $849
                            May 01 - Sep 30 |    $949
                            Oct 01 – Oct 31 |   $849
                            Nov 01 – Dec 31 |   $649

                                                                                   TOUR                                                                                            PORTAS DA CIDADE, PONTA DEGADA, SÃO MIGUEL                                             TEA PLANTATION, SÃO MIGUEL

                            FEATURES INCLUDED                                 São Miguel is a nature lover’s paradise! Admire its lush vegetation, volcanic scenery,
                                                                              breathtaking scenic views, marvelous waterfalls and relax on its epic hiking trails and

                               Round trip transfers from airport              hot springs. You’ll also indulge tasting its traditional cuisine to make the most of your
                               to hotel                                       experience in the Green Island.

                               Six nights stay in Ponta Delgada
                               at a four star hotel                        lunch you will have time to visit the town. We    that we make a climb to the Vista do Rei
                                                                           return to “Ponta Delgada” via the southern        for a panoramic view of the two lakes of
                               Full American breakfast daily at
                                                                           road, stopping at view points in “Vila Franca     Sete Cidades. A typical lunch will then be
                               your hotel
                                                                           do Campo”, before arriving back at the hotel.     served. After lunch we head to the Lagoa
                               Full day tour of Furnas including
                                                                                                                             do Fogo, making stops in Ribeira Grande
                               its traditional cozido lunch                DAY 3 The day is at your leisure. You             and Caldeira Velha. At the top of Lagoa do
                                                                           have the option of taking a half day hiking/      Fogo we are able to see both the north and                                                                                           MARINA, PONTA DELGADA, SÃO MIGUEL

                               Full day tour of Sete Cidades/              walking tour, or even a whale watching tour       south coasts of São Miguel.
                               Lagoa do Fogo including lunch               from your hotel.
                                                                                                                             DAY 6 The day is at your leisure. You
                               Full day tour of Nordeste                   DAY 4 In the morning we depart to the             have the option of taking a half day hiking/
                               including lunch                             Northeastern part of the island, simply called    walking tour, or even a whale watching tour
                                                                           Nordeste. Our first stop is at the nature park    from your hotel.
                                                                           of Ribeira das Caldeirões, known for its water
                             DAY 1 You will arrive in the early            mill and several waterfalls. We then proceed      DAY 7 Today we say goodbye to the
                             morning at João Paulo II Airport in           to the village of Nordeste to see the town.       beautiful island of São Miguel. We hope
                             Ponta Delgada. After clearing customs,        Afterwards we head to the eastern most point      that on the flight back you reminisce of the
                             you will be transferred to your hotel.        of the island “Ponta do Arnel” observing the      good times that you had on the trip.
                             You will have the rest of the day to rest,    small fishing port and its lighthouse. We then
                             and relax.                                    proceed to the town of Povoação, but first                                                                                                                                               TRADITIONAL COZIDO BEING PULLED
                                                                           making stops at the viewpoints of Ponta do           The above rates are per person, based on      POÇA DA DONA BEIJA, SÃO MIGUEL         TRADITIONAL GRILLED LAPAS WITH LEMON               OUT FROM FURNAS, SÃO MIGUEL
                                                                                                                                double occupancy (land package)
                             DAY 2 Today you will be off on a              Sossego and Ponta da Madrugada, with its
                             full day tour, to the eastern side of São     views of the ocean and mountains. Once in
                                                                                                                                Please call for single supplement price.
                             Miguel. We begin by heading north to the      Povoacao, we stop to have lunch at a local
                             city of “Ribeira Grande”, where we will       restaurant. After lunch we make our way              Rates are subject to hotel availability and
                             visit a city with rich history and culture.   around the village, which was first settled in
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                                                                                                                                are only guaranteed when paid in full.
                             You continue to the viewpoint of “Santa       14th century. We return to Ponta Delgada via
                             Iria”, before visiting a tea plantation. At   the southern coast, afterwards.
                             the tea plantation you will get to see the
                             process of how the tea is cultivated and      DAY 5 Today we will be off on our full
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                             prepared, as well as sampling the teas.       day tour to Sete Cidades and Lagoa do
                             We arrive in the Furnas Valley, but first     Fogo. We begin by making a short visit to
                             stopping at “Pico de Vara” to get an          a pineapple plantation. There we will see                                OR
                             overhead look of the lake and the town.       how the pineapple is grown and cultivated,
                             We make a stop at the lake to see our         followed by a sampling of the pineapple                  BOOK ONLINE TODAY
                             lunch being pulled from the geothermic        liquer. We then proceed to visit the Lagoa
                             oven, before stopping for lunch. Lunch        dos Canarios and Lagoa de Santiago. After
                             will be served in Furnas (Cozido). After                                                                                                                                    WHALE WATCHING, SÃO MIGUEL                         TERRA NOSTRA GARDEN, FURNAS, SÃO MIGUEL

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                            Jan 01 – Mar 31 | $1,149
                            Apr 01 – Apr 30 | $1,249                           FA IA L, PICO,                                                                                            Jan 01 - Mar 31 | $799
                                                                                                                                                                                         Apr 01 - Apr 30 | $899

                                                                               SÃO MIGUE L                                                                                                                                                                            AZORES
                            May 01 – Sep 30 | $1,349                                                                                                                                     May 01 – Sep 30 | $999

                            Oct 01 – Oct 31 | $1,249                                                                                                                                     Oct 01 – Oct 31 | $899
                                                                                                                                                                                         Nov 01 – Dec 31 | $799

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         TOUR
                            Nov 01 – Dec 31 | $1,149

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                                                                                On this tour you will delight all your senses, while exploring the wonders of Faial, Pico, Terceira
                            FEATURES INCLUDED                                   and São Miguel Islands. Astonishing views like the Capelinhos volcano, Arcos do Cachorro,                FEATURES INCLUDED                                   Lisbon gathers a unique mix of old and new and will capture you with scenic views, savory
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             food, rich history and marvelous architecture… did we mention that it is also one of the least
                               Round trip transfers from airport to             the landscape of the Pico Island rock wall vineyards (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), and the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             expensive capital cities in Europe?
                               hotels                                           Furnas valley, will sure take your breath away. While touring the regions most enchanting                    Round trip transfers from airport
                                                                                places, we’ll make sure to take you to its best wineries and cheese factory, so that you can                 to hotels
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             São Miguel, the “Green Island”, will take your breath away with its exuberant vegetation and
                               Nine nights stay at centrally located            savor its distinguish flavor, not to mention that you will also get to experience a traditional
                                                                                                                                                                                             Six nights at centrally located                 volcanic scenery. Relax and admire the astonishing views of Sete Cidades, Furnas and Lagoa du
                               hotels                                           cozido meal, boiled in geothermic ovens.
                                                                                                                                                                                             four star hotels                                Fogo while we take you to one of the most inspiring trips you’ve ever made.
                               Full American breakfast daily                                                                                                                                 Full American breakfast daily at
                                                                             of a dog). You drive towards São Roque do          DAY 8 Today you will be off on a full day
                               at your hotels                                                                                                                                                your hotels
                                                                             Pico, where you stop to visit the beautiful        tour, to the eastern side of São Miguel. We                                                              DAY 4 After breakfast, you will              DAY 6 Today you will be off on our
                               Full day tour of Faial, including lunch       town by the sea. Lunch will be served at a         begin by heading north to the city of “Ribeira               Full day tour of Sintra and Cascais         check out of your hotel and will             full day tour to Sete Cidades and Lagoa
                                                                             local restaurant. On your way back, you stop       Grande”, where we will visit a city with rich                including lunch                             be transferred to the airport. Your          do Fogo. We begin by making a short
                               Full day tour of Pico, including lunch,       at a handicraft exhibition, cheese factory, and    history and culture. You continue to the                                                                 afternoon flight to the Azores is around     visit to a pineapple plantation. There we
                               cheese and wine tasting                       wine cellar. Evening departure to Horta Faial                                                                   Full day tour of Furnas, including
                                                                                                                                viewpoint of “Santa Iria”, before visiting a tea             the traditional cozido lunch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         two hours, and once you arrive on the        will see how the pineapple is grown and
                                                                             by ferry, upon arrival you will be transferred     plantation. At the tea plantation you will get to                                                        island, a representative will meet and       cultivated, followed by a sampling of the
                               Full day tour of Terceira Island,             to your hotel.                                     see the process of how the tea is cultivated and             Full day tour of Sete Cidades,              transfer you to your hotel. The rest of      pineapple liquer. We then proceed to visit
                               including lunch and wine tasting
                                                                                                                                prepared, as well as sampling the teas. We arrive            pineapple plantation and Lagoa              the day is for you to explore the city of    the Lagoa dos Canarios and Lagoa de
                                                                             DAY 4 Today you say goodbye to Horta               in the Furnas Valley, but first stopping at “Pico            du Fogo                                     Ponta Delgada.                               Santiago. After that we make a climb to
                               Full day tour of São Miguel, including
                                                                             and hello to Terceira. Upon arrival proceed        de Vara” to get an overhead look of the lake                                                                                                          the Vista do Rei for a panoramic view of
                               its traditional cozido lunch
                                                                             to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your      and the town. We make a stop at the lake to                                                              DAY 5 Today you will be off on               the two lakes of Sete Cidades. A typical
                                                                             leisure.                                                                                                 DAY 1 After arriving at Lisbon’s airport and
                                                                                                                                see our lunch being pulled from the geothermic        clearing customs, you will be transferred to       a full day tour, to the eastern side         lunch will then be served. After lunch we
                                                                                                                                oven, before stopping for lunch. Lunch will be        your hotel. You will have the rest of the day      of São Miguel. We begin by heading           head to the Lagoa do Fogo, making stops
                            DAY 1 You arrive early morning and take          DAY 5 The full day tour to explore the                                                                                                                      north to the city of “Ribeira Grande”,       in Ribeira Grande and Caldeira Velha. At
                                                                                                                                served in Furnas (Cozido). After lunch you will       to rest, and relax.
                            a quick flight to the island of Faial for your   island of Terceira “The Lilac Island” departs                                                                                                               where we will visit a city with rich         the top of Lagoa do Fogo we are able to
                                                                                                                                have time to visit the town. We return to “Ponta
                            3 days on the Blue Island. Upon arrival a        for Monte Brazil passing by the beautiful                                                                                                                   history and culture. You continue to         see both the north and south coasts of
                                                                                                                                Delgada” via the southern road, stopping at           DAY 2 Today you will have a full day tour,
                            representative will meet you and transfer        city of “Angra do Heroísmo” stopping at                                                                                                                     the viewpoint of “Santa Iria”, before        São Miguel
                                                                                                                                view points in “Vila Franca do Campo”, before         exploring Cascais and Estoril coast, the idyllic
                            you to your hotel.                               “Pico das Cruzinhas”. This is the highest                                                                                                                   visiting a tea plantation. At the tea
                                                                                                                                arriving back at the hotel.                           town of Sintra, and Cabo da Roca, Europe’s
                                                                             point on “Monte Brasil”, with a beautiful                                                                                                                   plantation you will get to see the           DAY 7 Today we say goodbye to the
                            DAY 2 You begin your full day tour               view of the city and its outskirts. The tour                                                             most western point. In Sintra you will be
                                                                                                                                DAY 9 Free day to explore São Miguel.                 able to visit the famous Palacio da Pena, a        process of how the tea is cultivated         Azores. After check out, you will still
                            of Faial by driving through the city of          continues towards the eastern side of the                                                                                                                   and prepared, as well as sampling the        have time to do any last minute shopping
                            Horta, most famous for its cosmopolitan          island, showing the typical settlements and                                                              Romanticist castle, above the village. The
                                                                                                                                DAY 10 On your final morning in the                   castle has excellent views, of Lisbon and the      teas. We arrive in the Furnas Valley,        before being brought back to the airport
                            yacht harbor. You stop at the scenic point       rural architecture and colorful “Imperios”.                                                                                                                 but first stopping at “Pico de Vara” to      in the afternoon. We hope you had a
                                                                                                                                Azores, you have time to do any last minute           sea. After visiting the castle you will stop for
                            of Espalamaca to view the harbor and its         We stop in the town of “São Sebastião”,
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                                                                                                                                shopping or relax before being transported            lunch, before heading to Cabo Da Roca, a           get an overhead look of the lake and         memorable trip.
                            surroundings, followed by a visit to the         where the church is one of the oldest of

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                                                                                                                                back for your return flight home.                     cape which forms the westernmost extent            the town. We make a stop at the lake
                            Caldeira. The Caldeira is a large crater in      the Azores. After lunch we drive to “Praia                                                                                                                  to see our lunch being pulled from the
                            the central part of the island, where you        da Vitoria”, and then onto “Serra do Cume”,                                                              of mainland Portugal, before heading to the
                                                                                                                                                                                      towns of Cascais and Estoril, part of the          geothermic oven, before stopping for            The above rates are per person, based
                            view the beautiful landscape and natural         with beautiful views overlooking the town of                                                                                                                lunch. Lunch will be served in Furnas
                                                                                                                                     The above rates are per person, based on         Portuguese Riviera. You return to your hotel                                                       on double occupancy (land package)
                            protected area. Your tour finishes at the        “Lajes” and the ocean.                                                                                                                                      (Cozido). After lunch you will have
                                                                                                                                     double occupancy (land package)                  in the evening.
                            Capelinhos volcano, where the volcano last                                                                                                                                                                   time to visit the town. We return to            Please call for single supplement price.
                            erupted in 1958.                                 DAY 6 Free day to enjoy the island.                     Please call for single supplement price.                                                            “Ponta Delgada” via the southern
                                                                                                                                                                                      DAY 3 Today is a free day to either take
                                                                                                                                                                                      one of our optional tours, such as visiting        road, stopping at viewpoints in “Vila           Rates are subject to hotel availability
                            DAY 3 Today you will take a ferry to Pico.       DAY 7 Today you will say goodbye to                     Rates are subject to hotel availability and                                                         Franca do Campo”, before arriving               and are only guaranteed when paid
                            Your full day tour of the “Mountain Island”      Terceira and hello to Ponta Delgada. Upon               are only guaranteed when paid in full.
                                                                                                                                                                                      the medieval town of Óbidos, or head to                                                            in full.
                                                                                                                                                                                      Belém, to visit the Jerónimos Monastery            back at the hotel.
                            begins at Arcos do Cachorro, an impressive       arrival you proceed to your hotel. The rest of
                            display of rock formations (one in the shape     the day is at your leisure.                                                                              and sample some Pastéis de Belém.

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                            Jan 01 -Mar 31 | $749                                                                                                                                     Jan 01 - Mar 31 | $799

                            Apr 01 – Apr 30 | $799                                                                                                                                    Apr 01 - Apr 30 | $899

                                                                                             MAD EI RA                                                                                                                                                       MADEIRA
                            May 01 – Sep 30 | $899                                                                                                                                    May 01 – Sep 30 | $999

                            Oct 01 – Oct 31 | $799                                                                                                                                    Oct 01 – Oct 31 | $899
                                                                                                                                                                                      Nov 01 – Dec 02 | $799

                                                                                            & AZOR E S                                                                                                                                                       & LISBON
                            Nov 01 – Dev 31 | $699

                            FEATURES INCLUDED                                   Explore with us Europe’s Leading Island Destination 2018 (Madeira), and the majestic Island of
                                                                                                                                                                                      FEATURES INCLUDED                                 Both Madeira and Lisbon have been awarded leading destinations, in this 7 day
                                                                                São Miguel in this 7 day tour. Admire an incredible diversity of landscapes on this journey, taste
                                Round Trip Transfers from airport               delicious traditional cuisine and visit the oldest and currently only tea plantation in Europe.                                                         tour you get to explore the uniqueness and grandiosity of each one. In Madeira
                                to hotel                                                                                                                                                  Round Trip Transfers from airport
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        you will enjoy breathtaking views and delicious traditional food with friendly
                                                                                                                                                                                          to hotel
                                Six nights stay at centrally                 DAY 2 Today you will have a full day               the teas. We arrive in the Furnas Valley, but                                                           locals and in Lisbon you will be pleased with its historical culture, romanticism
                                                                                                                                first stopping at “Pico de Vara” to get an                Six nights stay at centrally located
                                located 4 star hotels                        tour of the Western part of the island of                                                                                                                  and fantastic gastronomy.
                                                                                                                                                                                          4 star hotels
                                                                             Funchal. You begin by taking the Estrada           overhead look of the lake and the town.
                                Full American breakfast daily at             Monumental to Câmara de Lobos; you then            We make a stop at the lake to see our lunch               Full American breakfast daily at
                                your hotels
                                                                             cross the island in a south to north direction     being pulled from the geothermic oven,                    your hotels                               DAY 4 After breakfast, you will
                                                                             passing along the steep coastline until you        before stopping for lunch. Lunch will be                                                            check out of your hotel, and will
                                Full day Tour of the Western                                                                    served in Furnas (Cozido). After lunch you                Full day Tour of the Western side
                                side of the Island of Funchal,
                                                                             arrive to Porto Moniz, there you will be                                                                     of the Island of Madeira, including
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    be transferred to the airport. After
                                                                             served lunch. On your return to Funchal            will have time to visit the town. We return                                                         arriving at Lisbon’s airport and clearing
                                including lunch                                                                                                                                           lunch
                                                                             you will pass through São Roque do Faial,          to “Ponta Delgada” via the southern road,                                                           customs, you will be transferred to
                                                                             Ribeiro Frio, Terreiro da Luta and onto the        stopping at viewpoints in “Vila Franca do                 Full day tour of Sintra and Cabo          your hotel. You will have the rest of
                                Full day tour of Eastern side
                                of the island, including the                 Monte before returning to your hotel in the        Campo”, before arriving back at the hotel.                da Roca, including lunch                  the day to rest, and relax.
                                traditional cozido lunch                     early evening.
                                                                                                                                DAY 6 Today you will be off on our                                                                  DAY 5 Today you will have a full
                                Full day tour of Sete Cidades,               DAY 3 Today is a free day to either take           full day tour to Sete Cidades and Lagoa do           DAY 1 You will arrive in at Madeira’s          day tour, exploring Cascais and Estoril
                                pineapple plantation and                                                                        Fogo. We begin by making a short visit to
                                                                             one of our optional tours, such as visiting                                                             Airport, where a representative will meet      coast, the idyllic town of Sintra, and      SANTANA, MADEIRA
                                Lagoa du Fogo                                                                                   a pineapple plantation. There we will see
                                                                             the farmers market in downtown Funchal, or                                                              you and bring you to your hotel after          Cabo da Roca, Europe’s most western
                                                                             heading to the top suburb of Monte, where          how the pineapple is grown and cultivated,           clearing customs. You will have the rest of    point. In Sintra you will be able to
                                                                             you can go down one of hills in a classic          followed by a sampling of the pineapple              the day to relax and explore, the city of      visit the famous Palacio da Pena, a
                            DAY 1 You will arrive at Madeira’s               toboggan ride.                                     liquer. We then proceed to visit the Lagoa           Funchal.                                       romanticist castle, above the village.
                            Airport, where a representative will meet                                                           dos Canarios and Lagoa de Santiago. After                                                           The castle has excellent views, of
                            you and bring you to your hotel after clearing                                                      that we make a climb to the Vista do Rei             DAY 2 Today you will have a full day
                                                                             DAY 4 After breakfast, you will check out                                                                                                              Lisbon and the sea. After visiting the
                            customs. You will have the rest of the day to                                                       for a panoramic view of the two lakes of             tour of the Western part of the island of      castle you will stop for lunch, before
                                                                             of your hotel, and will be transferred to the
                            relax and explore the city of Funchal.                                                              Sete Cidades. A typical lunch will then be           Funchal. You begin by taking the Estrada       heading to Cabo Da Roca, the western
                                                                             airport. Your afternoon flight to the Azores
                                                                             is around two hours, and once you arrive           served. After lunch we head to the Lagoa             Monumental to Câmara de Lobos; you             most point of continental Europe,
                                                                             on the island, a representative will meet and      do Fogo, making stops in Ribeira Grande              then cross the island in a south to north      overlooks the sea, before heading to
                                                                             transfer you to your hotel. The rest of the        and Caldeira Velha. At the top of Lagoa do           direction passing along the steep coastline    the towns of Cascais and Estoril, part
                                                                             day is for you to explore the city of Ponta        Fogo we are able to see both the north and           until you arrive to Porto Moniz, there you     of the Portuguese Riviera. You return
                                                                             Delgada.                                           south coasts of São Miguel.                          will be served lunch. On your return to        to your hotel in the evening.               LISBON
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                                                                                                                                                                                     Funchal you will pass through São Roque

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           I N D I V I D UA L TO U R
                                                                             DAY 5 Today you will be off on a full              DAY 7 Today we say goodbye to the                    do Faial, Ribeiro Frio, Terreiro da Luta and   DAY 6 Today is a free day to either
                                                                             day tour, to the eastern side of São Miguel.       Azores. After check out, you will be brought         onto the Monte before returning to your        take one of our optional tours, such        The above rates are per person, based
                                                                             We begin by heading north to the city of           back to the airport for your return trip home.       hotel in the early evening.                    as visiting the medieval town of            on double occupancy (land package)
                                                                             “Ribeira Grande”, where we will visit a city                                                                                                           Óbidos, or head to Belém, to visit
                                                                             with rich history and culture. You continue to         The above rates are per person, based            DAY 3 Today is a free day to either            the Jerónimos Monastery and sample          Please call for single supplement price.
                                                                             the viewpoint of “Santa Iria”, before visiting         on double occupancy (land package)               take one of our optional tours, such as        some Pastéis de Belém.
                                                                             a tea plantation. At the tea plantation you                                                             visiting the farmers market in downtown                                                    Rates are subject to hotel availability
                                                                                                                                    Please call for single supplement price.
                                                                             will get to see the process of how the tea is                                                           Funchal, or heading to the top suburb of       DAY 7 Today we say goodbye to               and are only guaranteed when paid
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                in full.
                                                                             cultivated and prepared, as well as sampling           Rates are subject to hotel availability and      Monte, where you can go down one of            Lisbon. After checkout, you will be
                                                                                                                                    are only guaranteed when paid in full.           hills in a classic toboggan ride.              transferred to your hotel to the airport,
                            CAMARA DE LOBOS, MADEIRA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    for your flight back home.

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                                                                                                        & PORTO
                            Apr 01 - May 31      |       $1,199
                            Jun 01 - Sept 30         |    $1,399
                            Oct 01 - Oct 31     |        $1,299

                                                                                                           TOUR
                            Nov 01 - Mar 31      |       $999

                                                                                 Visit and explore some of the most unique and charming cities of Portugal: Porto (UNESCO
                              FEATURES INCLUDED
                                                                                 World Heritage Site), Lisbon (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Guimarães (UNESCO Cultural
                                                                                 Heritage of Humanity), Braga and Sintra. While you tour these breathtaking cities you will also
                                  Roundtrip transfers from airport               get a chance to stop, enjoy and taste traditional local foods and wines. Be prepared to fall in                            CASTLE OF THE MOORS, WITH PENA PALACE IN THE BACKGROUND. SINTRA, PORTUGAL
                                  to hotel                                       love with the uniqueness of each place.

                                  Three nights stay in centrally                                                                                                                                         and a final visit to the Coaches Museum,      After visiting the castle you will stop
                                  located four star hotel in Porto
                                                                                                                                                                                                         where you will be able to see the horse       for lunch, before heading to Cabo
                                  Three nights stay in centrally
                                                                                                                                                                                                         drawn carriages from the Royal House          Da Roca, a cape which forms the
                                  located four star hotel in Lisbon
                                                                                                                                                                                                         of Portugal. You will be able to sample       westernmost extent of mainland
                                                                                                                                                                                                         the famous Pastéis de Belém. The tour         Portugal, before heading to the towns
                                  Two Full day tours including                                                                                                                                           then continues onto the Alfama, Lisbon’s      of Cascais and Estoril, part of the
                                  lunch, departing from Porto and                                                                                                                                        oldest quarter, where fado music is heard     Portuguese Riviera. You return to your
                                  Lisbon                                                                                                                                                                 at night. You return to your hotel in the     hotel in the evening.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         early evening.
                                  Two Half day city tours of Porto                                                                                                                                                                                     DAY 6 Today is a free day to do
                                  and Lisbon                                                                                                                                                             DAY 5 Today you will have a full day          explore the city of Lisbon. You have
                                                                                                                                                                                                         tour, exploring Cascais and Estoril coast,    the opportunity to do any last minute
                                  Train ticket from Porto to Lisbon,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         the idyllic town of Sintra, and Cabo da       shopping. Or take one of our optional
                                  including transfer
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Roca, Europe’s most western point.            tours.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         In Sintra you will be able to visit the
                                                                                                                                                                                                         famous Palacio da Pena, a Romanticist         DAY 7 After check out, you will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                         castle, above the village. The castle has     transferred to the airport from your
                                                                                  REPUBLIC SQUARE, BRAGA                                                                           JERÓNIMOS MONASTERY   excellent views, of Lisbon and the sea.       hotel.

                                                                               Baroque style church with its bell tower          monumental religious heritage. Elected as
                                                                               that skies above the city. Your final visit       European Capital of Youth in 2012.
                                                                               is to a Porto Wine cellar where you will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The above rates are per person, based
                                                                               be able to try the fortified wine.                DAY 3 Today is a free day to enjoy the                                                                               on double occupancy (land package)
                                                                                                                                 city of Porto. You have plenty of optional
PORTO WINE CELLAR                                                              DAY 2 You begin your tour through                 tours to take, such as a cruise down the                                                                             Please call for single supplement price.
                                                                               Minho, known for having some of                   Douro river, or visit to one of Porto’s
                                                                               the most beautiful natural landscapes             famous vineyards.                                                                                                    Rates are subject to hotel availability

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                               DAY 1 You will be transferred to your           in Portugal and the area is also rich in                                                                                                                               and are only guaranteed when paid
                               centrally located hotel in the city of          history. Guimarães, birth of Portugal             DAY 4 In the morning you will be                                                                                     in full.
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                               Porto after arriving at the airport. In the     and of the first Portuguese King.                 transferred for a quick train ride to Lisbon.
                               afternoon you will meet for a half-day          Elected as European Capital of Culture            Afterwards, you will be transferred to
                               tour of the city of Porto. The “Invicta         2012. The City Centre of Guimarães,               your hotel. In the afternoon, you will have
                               City”, is Portugal’s second biggest city.       is considered by UNESCO Cultural                  a city tour of Lisbon. The tour begins in
                               On your half-day tour you will visit the        Heritage of Humanity. Braga, founded              the Belém area where you will visit the
                               following sites: The “São Bento”train           under the name of «Bracara Augusta»               Belém tower, the ceremonial gateway to
                               station, known for its azulejo patterns         during the Roman Empire, which makes              Lisbon. Your next visit is to the Jerónimos
                               that tell stories of the history of Portugal.   it one the oldest Christian cities in the         Monastery, where the famous Portuguese
                               “Torre de Clérigos” and “Igreja”, a             World. Known as “Archbishops city” and            explorer Vasco da Gama is laid to rest,

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     EXPERIENCES
     Tour Azores offers a wide range of add-on activities and experiences for you to enjoy during your stay.                           HORSEBACK RIDING                                                                        FADO
     Our extensive list of full or half day tours, shows, hiking, special dinners, golf, wine tasting, thermal baths
     (among many other), are designed to match your personal interests.

     These activities will allow you to increase your knowledge of the place, its culture, history, people and                          CULTURAL DINNER SHOWS
     gastronomy. They will enhance your vacation and make it unforgettable!                                                             » FADO
                                                                                                                                        Fado is the music genre of Portugal, and part of the UNESCO Intangible Cultural
                                                                                                                                        Heritage List. Your guide will take you to one of the best local fado houses, giving
                                                                                                                                        the history of Portugal treasure. At the Fado house you will enjoy dinner at candle
                                              CANYONING                                                                                 light before the performance. Fado is typically sung with a solo male or female
                                              Slide and rappel down canyons, jump into natural pools of water, and walk                 singer, accompanied acoustically by guitar, the typical Portuguese “guitarra”.
                                              downstream. Warm up by climbing a trail following the stream until reaching the
                                              opening scene for the Canyoning experience. Experience the mystic atmosphere of
                                              the Azorean canyons, within a luxuriant green forest among spring water from the
                                                                                                                                        » FOLKLORIC DINNER: MADEIRA
                                                                                                                                        The famous “Carne de Espeto*”, small portions of beef cooked over an open fire and     FOLKLORIC DINNER
                                              mountain.
                                                                                                                                        served on a large skewer, is accompanied with local ambience and folklore dance.
                                                                                                                                        After or during dinner, a folklore group performs a typical dance with the colourful
                                              GASTRONOMY                                                                                Madeiran costumes. This is an evening of fun and entertainment where you will
                                              Portugal’s cuisine is as rich and varied as its landscape. Whether its seafood, meats,
CANYONING                                                                                                                               able to feel the traditional warm-hearted hospitality of Madeira.
                                              exotic fruit plantations or cheeses, we got a wide variety of tours and experiences
                                              that will allow you to visit plantations or factories and taste authentic produce or
                                              meals in the region that you are visiting. Some of these experiences even come
                                                                                                                                        » FOLKLORIC DINNER: AZORES
                                                                                                                                        Sample typical Azorean dishes while you learn about Azorean culture, traditions
                                              with a show! If you are up to it, we have other interesting activities related to
                                                                                                                                        and history. After dinner, enjoy a folkloric dance show, where both musicians and
                                              gastronomy, such as: going to the market and cooking lessons so that you can take
                                                                                                                                        dancers are dressed up with typical Azorean costumes. A fun and entertaining
                                              some Portuguese recipes home.
                                                                                                                                        evening!

                                              GOLFING
                                              There are many places in Portugal where you can golf. Lisbon, Algarve, Azores,
                                                                                                                                        THERMAL BATHS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               THERMAL BATHS
                                                                                                                                        The thermal baths in Portugal are famous not only for being relaxing but also for
                                              Madeira each place has its own unique courses as well as views. Golf can be played
                                                                                                                                        having natural properties and many health benefits. The water temperature ranges
                                              all year round thanks to the country’s unique weather conditions. The rounds are
GASTRONOMY                                                                                                                              between 95º- 104º Fahrenheit. Restore and revitalize the harmony between body,
                                              adapted for both beginners and professionals.
                                                                                                                                        mind and nature.

                                              HIKING
                                              Portugal offers many hiking trails. All of them have different landscapes, altitudes
                                                                                                                                        WINE TASTING
                                                                                                                                        There are plenty vineyards and wineries in Portugal. Enjoy a wide range of different
                                              and difficulty levels. In the Azores, you will be able to hike around the lakes inside
                                                                                                                                        wines, while you learn about the growing methods and production process. Walk
                                              the volcanic calderas, around the rim of its volcanoes or hike up all the way to
                                                                                                                                        through the vineyards, cellars and end your visit in the tasting room. In some
                                              the top of these central volcano complexes. The Island of Madeira is famous for
                                                                                                                                        wineries or Quintas, you will even have the option to enjoy a lunch or a picnic!
                                              its “levada walks”, which are trails along unique irrigation canals. The fresh air and
                                              stunning views of the country, make it a memorable experience. When choosing
                                              a hiking tour, we will make sure that you get the best option available, to fit your      WHALE AND DOLPHIN WATCHING
                                              needs and for you to enjoy this amazing experience at its most!                           The Azores is currently one of the world’s largest whale sanctuaries. More than 20
                                                                                                                                        different types of cetaceans, a third of the total number of existing species, can
GOLFING                                                                                                                                                                                                                        WINE TASTING
                                                                                                                                        be spotted in the Azores! Admire these majestic marine mammals in their natural
                                              HORSEBACK RIDING                                                                          habitat. The boats depart to meet these unique animals, on a trip that is a mixture
                                              Always accompanied by experienced guides, whether in a group or on a private
                                                                                                                                        of fun, adventure, discovery and scientific knowledge. In Madeira you will sail in
                                              tour, one can enjoy the sensation of freedom as you stroll through this natural
                                                                                                                                        a catamaran. Along the waves you can watch the dolphins, whales and turtles
                                              paradise, a real dazzling scenery. The horses are carefully selected and trained
                                                                                                                                        swimming. During the summer, if the weather permits, you can also do snorkel
                                              to be safely mounted by people without any experience, children included, thus
                                                                                                                                        around Cabo Girão, through its blue waters.
                                              protecting both people and animals. Enjoy this little paradise on earth, where
                                              nature and man live in full harmony. You will appreciate the beauty of nature on          These are just some of the many activities and experiences that you can have in
                                              these selected places, well preserved on their wild state.                                Portugal. Do you feel like doing Scuba diving, ecotourism, bird watching, surf,
                                                                                                                                        fishing, yachting or paragliding? Just let us know, we want you to get the most of
                                                                                                                                        your trip and discover a country full of unique and authentic experiences!

HIKING                                                                                                                                                                                                                         WHALE AND DOLPHIN WATCHING

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HOTELS                                                                                                                          HOTEL TALISMAN                                                               hoteltalisman.com
                                                                                                                                                                                         Hotel Talisman is a charming hotel located
                                                                                                                                                                                         in the historical center of Ponta Delgada
     We are very proud in the hotels that we chose for our clients. We assure you that each hotel chosen                                                                                 with 53 rooms and 4 suites. The XVII century
     has been individually selected and inspected to ensure that it will meet your standards.                                                                                            property was renovated and expanded in
            All of our hotels are centrally located and are 4 and 5 star Hotels. We have close relationships                                                                             2008.
            and constant communication with each hotel manager and they are aware of the
            importance of every Tour Azores guest.

            You can find the name of the hotels we use on each tour, right on the tour page, so there are
            no surprises.                                                                                                            TERRA NOSTRA GARDEN HOTEL                          www.bensaude.pt/terranostragardenhotel
                                                                                                                                                                                         Nestled in the magnificent Terra Nostra
                               P O N TA D E L G A DA , S ÃO M I G U E L I S L A N D                                                                                                      Botanical Park, the Terra Nostra Garden, newly
                                                                                                                                                                                         renovated and reclassified as a 4-star property,
                                                                                                                                                                                         has 81 rooms and 7 suites, split between 2
     PEDRAS DO MAR RESORT AND SPA                                                                  www. pedrasdomar.com
                                                                                                                                                                                         buildings, maintaining its architectural history:
                                                                               Located in Capelas, the hotel offers a privileged                                                         the Art Deco Wing, built in the 1930’s and the
                                                                               Atlantic Ocean view. It offers 125 elegant and                                                            Garden Wing, added in the 1990’s.
                                                                               contemporary rooms that have views to the sea
                                                                               or mountain and offer comfort and convenience.
                                                                               The hotel’s main restaurant serves Azorean
                                                                               cuisine dishes accompanied by panoramic views                                     FA I A L I S L A N D
                                                                               of the sea.

                                                                                                                                     AZORIS FAIAL RESORT                                 www.azorishotels.com/faialgarden/hotel

     HOTEL AZOR                                                                                       www.azorhotel.com                                                                  Located in the city of Horta, Faial Island, it’s the
                                                                                                                                                                                         perfect concept for those looking to spend their
                                                                               Hotel Azor is a modern, cosmopolitan and                                                                  holidays in pure rest and tranquility. The hotel
                                                                               vibrant hotel with a strong connection to                                                                 has 125 rooms and 6 suites that offer a stunning
                                                                               the sea and nature. Located in Portas do                                                                  view over the Atlantic and a privileged setting on
                                                                               Mar, opposite to Ponta Delgada’s Marina. It                                                               the Pico mountain.
                                                                               features 117 Standard rooms and 6 suites with
                                                                               spectacular sea views.

                                                                                                                                     HOTEL DO CANAL                                                www.bensaude.pt/hoteldocanal

     AZORIS ROYAL GARDEN                                                           www.azorishotels.com/royalgarden                                                                      This futuristic building has 99 rooms and 3 suites
                                                                                                                                                                                         that offer a breathtaking view over the city bay
                                                                               Located in the city of Ponta Delgada, just a few                                                          and Pico Mountain, one of the Seven Natural
                                                                               meters from the historical center, the Azoris Royal
                                                                                                                                                                                         Wonders of Portugal. Located in front of Horta’s
                                                                               Garden comprises a total of 187 rooms and 6 suites.
                                                                                                                                                                                         quay, has a delightful decoration full of maritime
                                                                               Its Garden Restaurant is available every day for
                                                                                                                                                                                         motifs, which portray the history and tradition of
                                                                               lunch and dinner, with à la carte or buffet service
                                                                               with a breathtaking view of the Zen garden. The                                                           the island.
                                                                               Coffee Shop, overlooking both gardens, serves
                                                                               the outdoor pool during the summer and is the
                                                                               breakfast area all year round.
                                                                                                                                                             TERCEIRA ISLAND
     HOTEL MARINA ATLÂNTICO                                                                             www.bensaude.pt
                                                                               Across the marina and the Port of Cruises, in the     AZORIS ANGRA GARDEN PLAZA HOTEL                    www.azorishotels.com/angragarden/hotel
                                                                               seafront of Ponta Delgada in São Miguel Island,                                                           Located in the historical city center of Angra do
                                                                               Hotel Marina Atlântico offers a superb view of                                                            Heroísmo, considered a UNESCO World Heritage
                                                                               the ocean in the horizon colored by boat masts,                                                           Site, since 1983. With a privileged location in the
                                                                               allowing you to benefit from a first class Health                                                         main square of the city, Azoris Angra Garden, is
                                                                               Club and savor its distinct cuisine full of local                                                         framed in the beautiful Duque da Terceira Municipal
                                                                               Azorean products. The hotel has 180 rooms and                                                             Garden, offering to those who visit it a magnificent
                                                                               4 suites.                                                                                                 walk to the Miradouro da Memória, with a superb
                                                                                                                                                                                         view over the city. Its last and deepest remodeling
                                                                                                                                                                                         ended in June 2018.

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TERCEIRA ISLAND                                                                                                 LISBON

     TERCEIRA MAR HOTEL                                              www.terceiramarhotel.com                     HOTEL MUNDIAL                                                         www.hotel-mundial.pt
                                                 With a breathtaking ocean view, Terceira Mar Hotel                                                             First opened in 1958, with the most privileged
                                                 is only a few steps from the historic city center of                                                           location in the city center: downtown Lisbon. The
                                                 Angra do Heroísmo, classified by UNESCO as World                                                               historical St. George’s castle in the background
                                                 Heritage. In resort style, Terceira Mar Hotel is a unique
                                                 paradise: rightly located on Fanal Bay, overlooking
                                                                                                                                                                and Rossio square just a few steps away. The
                                                 a 16th century fortress and surrounded by a garden                                                             hotel has 350 fully renovated rooms and suites
                                                 with a salt water infinity pool. Its 133 rooms and 7                                                           with panoramic views and has been the host to
                                                 suites face the ocean and Mount Brazil and offer an                                                            many famous clients and guests.
                                                 exceptional and warm atmosphere.

                               MADEIRA ISLAND                                                                     PORTUGAL BOUTIQUE HOTEL                                             www.hotelportugal.com
                                                                                                                                                                Inside this Lisbon Boutique Hotel, just 600 meters
     PESTANA CARLTON MADEIRA                                                   www.pestana.com
                                                                                                                                                                from the trendy Chiado neighborhood, experience
                                                 Luxurious 5 star hotel in the city of Funchal.                                                                 the comfort of a 4-star hotel that brings together
                                                 It features two enormous outdoor saltwater                                                                     traditional Portuguese building materials in a
                                                                                                                                                                sophisticated and welcoming environment. Each
                                                 swimming pools, direct access to the Atlantic
                                                                                                                                                                of their 53 rooms and suites are decorated with a
                                                 Ocean, and a dive center where you can
                                                                                                                                                                careful selection of authentic Portuguese tiles and
                                                 experience your first underwater adventure
                                                                                                                                                                some overlook the historic João das Regras Street.
                                                 and take boat excursions. For deeper relaxation,
                                                 you can take advantage of all of the services
                                                 available at the Spa.
                                                                                                                                               P O R TO
     SUITE HOTEL EDEN MAR                                                       www.portobay.com
                                                                                                                  INT’L PALACIO DAS CARDOSAS              www.intercontinental.com/hotels/us/en/porto
                                                 The Suite Hotel Eden Mar integrates the Vila Port
                                                                                                                                                                With its unbeatable setting in a historic palace,
                                                 Mare resort, one of its main attractions are its
                                                                                                                                                                InterContinental Porto – Palacio das Cardosas hotel
                                                 mature and luscious sub-tropical gardens. The 146
                                                                                                                                                                boasts beautifully restored interiors. The hotel
                                                 studios and junior suites, including non-smoking
                                                                                                                                                                overlooks Liberdade Square and is a few minutes’
                                                 apartments, have beautiful sea views and they are                                                              walk from São Bento station and Lello’s bookshop. It
                                                 fully equipped with kitchenette, air conditioning,                                                             has 105 rooms, including 13 duplex suites.
                                                 direct dial telephone, satellite TV, safety deposit
                                                 box and mini-bar.

     FOUR VIEWS BAÍA                                               www.fourviewshotels.com
                                                 With a stunning view over the bay of Funchal, and snuggled       HOTEL CARRÍS PORTO RIBEIRA                                           www.carrishoteles.com
                                                 by the hills around it, the Four Views Baía Hotel has 231
                                                 rooms and 30 apartments (studios with kitchenette, sofa
                                                                                                                                                                Located in the heart of Porto’s old town, next
                                                 bed and safe), including superior rooms (complimentary                                                         to Praça da Ribeira, the Palácio da Bolsa and
                                                 Internet connection and free access to the Spa) and Sea                                                        the Alfandega Congress Centre. An area with a
                                                 View rooms, all equipped with hairdryer, air conditioning,                                                     unique atmosphere, terraces and charming little
                                                 telephone, cable LCD TV, video-on-demand, radio, tea and
                                                                                                                                                                spots. Its 84 rooms and 6 suites are modern,
                                                 coffee making facilities (1st pack free), mini-bar and balcony
                                                                                                                                                                elegant and feature a unique view of the Douro
                                                 with a table and chairs.
                                                                                                                                                                River.

                                   LISBON
     ALTIS GRAND HOTEL                                                        hoteltalisman.com                   NH BATALHA PORTO                                                    www.nh-collection.com
                                                 Since 1973, it has been an icon of Lisbon. A landmark                                                          Located in a newly renovated 18th-century palace, the NH
                                                 5 star hotel with a prime location in central Lisbon,                                                          Collection Porto Batalha hotel is in the heart of Porto. Once
                                                 within walking distance of the Avenida Liberdade                                                               the home of a prominent wine-producing family, and most
                                                 (Liberty Avenue) and Lisbon’s picturesque districts.                                                           recently the main Post office, the hotel has the feel of old
                                                 It features the “Grill D. Fernando” restaurant with                                                            Porto, from its historic façade to the elegant décor. It is
                                                 an amazing panoramic view over the city and the                                                                also within easy reach of everything that makes this city a
                                                 river, in a unique and refined atmosphere where you                                                            UNESCO World Heritage site. It offers 107 modern rooms,
                                                 will find the most genuine traditional Portuguese                                                              including Superior, Superior Views, Premium and Suite
                                                 cuisine.                                                                                                       categories.

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     ervation on our individual tours. The balance is due 60 days before departure. For bookings made within 30 days
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     governmental taxes. Gratuities not specifically mentioned are excluded.

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     BAGGAGE Each escorted and individual tour member is limited to one large suitcase and one small carry on
     due to limited baggage area on buses. For some airlines and taxi/coach transfers, extra luggage may be subject to
     an extra charge due on the spot.

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                                                                                                                                 THANK YOU so much for arranging the perfect trip for us.
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                                                                                                                                 Unbelievable that all SIX flights, 4 hotels, a ferry and FIVE
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                                                                                                                                TOURS went perfectly. Everybody was on time, interesting,
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